Vizag railway station will get extra facilities


East Coast Railway Normal Supervisor Vidya Bhushan on Thursday visited Visakhapatnam Railway Station and commissioned a 350-watt rooftop photo voltaic photovoltaic plant and a renovated passenger lounge on Platform 1.

The photovoltaic plant, put in atop the platform shelters, can generate 1,200 models of electrical energy per day and can account for financial savings of ₹10 lakh a 12 months for the Railways, officers mentioned.

As a part of his go to, Mr. Vidya Bhushan inspected numerous facilities being supplied on the railway station together with Divisional Railway Supervisor Chetan Kumar Srivastava.

Mr. Vidya Bhushan inspected the battery-operated vehicles which are used to ferry passengers at a nominal fare. Interacting with the ‘Meri Saheli’ group, a particular activity pressure of the Railway Police Pressure (RPF) to help girls passengers at stations and on trains, the GM lauded the efforts of the ladies RPF group in rescuing youngsters and cracking down on trafficking of lady youngsters.

Well being kiosk

A cellular well being kiosk was inaugurated on Platform 1 of the railway station. The well being kiosk was arrange beneath the non-fare income initiative the place any passenger can endure a well being check-up by paying ₹100 for 30 sorts of checks. A cellular well being kiosk known as Well being on Wheels can also be the a part of the brand new initiative which will likely be out there on demand on the platform.

Mr. Vidya Bhushan inaugurated the renovated ‘Reserved Lounge’ on Platform 1. The lounge gives fashionable facilities comparable to recliners, cushioned sofas, enjoyable chairs, and automatic followers and lights, all added as a part of the station’s redevelopment.

He inaugurated via video-conference numerous services like a Foot Over-Bridge at Kotabommali, a loco shunting neck at Vizianagaram, an computerized coach washing plant in Visakhapatnam, air-conditioning of the working room for crew at Bacheli, closed circuit TV facility at Srikakulam Highway and Restricted Top Subways at Marripalem and Mangalapalem.

Mr. Shrivastava apprised Mr. Vidya Bhushan of the varied growth actions finished throughout the division.

The GM additionally inspected the newly-built entrance arch of the Visakhapatnam Railway Station and inspected building works on the station façade, that are in progress.

He additionally visited the theme park known as Van Vihar Park, developed at Marripalem Railway Colony. Throughout his inspection on the station, the GM interacted with railway union leaders of Shramik Congress and Shramik Union.

The Normal Supervisor was accompanied by the Divisional Railway Supervisor, Principal Chief Operations Supervisor Pramod Kumar Jena, Principal Chief Engineer N.S. Ukey, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer Gautam Dutta, ADRM (Infra) Akshay Saxena and ADRM (Operations) Suryalakshmi.



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